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Andrei Tarkovsky
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Robert Wise Wise was the president of the Directors Guild of America from 1971 to 1975 and the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1984 through 1987. Early years[edit] Early career[edit] Wise began his movie career at RKO as a sound and music editor. In the 1930s, RKO was a small, budget-minded studio with "a strong work ethic" and "willingness to take artistic risks", which was fortunate for a newcomer to Hollywood such as Wise.[9] At RKO, Wise became an assistant to T.K. As Wise gained experience, he became more interested in editing film content, rather than sound, and went to work for RKO film editor William "Billy" Hamilton.[12] Wise's first film as Hamilton's assistant was Alfred Santell's Winterset (1936). At RKO, Wise worked with Orson Welles on Citizen Kane (1941) and was nominated for the Academy Award for Film Editing.[8] Wise was the film's last living crew member.[15] Director and producer[edit] Wise's films often included lessons on racial tolerance.

Andrei Rublev: the best arthouse film of all time | Film Andrei Rublev. Photograph: Ronald Grant Archive Viewers and critics always have their personal favourites, but some films achieve a masterpiece status that becomes unanimously agreed upon – something that's undoubtedly true of Andrei Rublev, even though it's a film that people often feel they don't, or won't get. It is 205 minutes long (in its fullest version), in Russian, and in black and white. Andrei Rublev Production year: 1966 Countries: Rest of the world, Russia Cert (UK): 12 Runtime: 183 mins Directors: Andrei Tarkovsky Cast: Anatoli Solonitsyn, Andrei Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, Andrei Tarkovsky, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Grinko More on this film From the first scene, following the flight of a rudimentary hot air balloon, we're whisked away by silken camera moves and stark compositions to a time and place where we're no less confused, amazed or terrified than Rublev himself. Despite its apparent formlessness, Andrei Rublev is precisely structured and entirely aesthetically coherent.

Bertrand Tavernier Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Bertrand Tavernier, né le 25 avril 1941 à Lyon, est un réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et écrivain français, président de l'Institut Lumière. Il est membre de l'Organisation communiste internationale. Il est le père du réalisateur et comédien Nils Tavernier et de la romancière Tiffany Tavernier. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Enfance et débuts[modifier | modifier le code] Critique de cinéma[modifier | modifier le code] Cinéphile passionné, Bertrand Tavernier a écrit plusieurs ouvrages importants sur le cinéma américain notamment, donné de nombreuses conférences et participe régulièrement à des bonus DVD. Réalisateur et producteur[modifier | modifier le code] Il se démarque des réalisateurs de sa génération par la volonté de redonner une place primordiale à une narration passée à la trappe à la fin des années 1950. Pour le réalisateur, la musique n'est jamais comme plaquée et fait toujours corps avec l'image. Berlinale BAFTA Awards

Bernardo Bertolucci Biography[edit] Origins[edit] Bertolucci was born in the Italian city of Parma, in the region of Emilia-Romagna. Bertolucci had one brother, the theatre director and playwright Giuseppe (27 February 1947 - 16 June 2012). Starting out with Pasolini[edit] Bertolucci initially wished to become a poet like his father. The boom of Italian cinema, which gave Bertolucci his start, slowed in the 1970s as directors were forced to co-produce their films with several of the American, Swedish, French, and German companies and actors due to the effects of the global economic recession on the Italian film industry. A poetic personality[edit] Bertolucci left Pasolini's poetic ideas behind in order to follow his own personal idea about cinema, based primarily on the individuality of people who are forced to deal with sudden changes in their lives. Prima della rivoluzione[edit] The scandal of Last Tango in Paris[edit] In 2013, Bertolucci expressed regret at his treatment of Schneider, "Poor Maria. Awards[edit]

Louis Malle Louis Marie Malle (French: [mal]; 30 October 1932 – 23 November 1995) was a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. His film, Le Monde du silence, won the Palme d'Or and Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1956. He was also nominated multiple times for Academy Awards later in his career. Early years in France[edit] Malle was born into a wealthy industrialist family in Thumeries, Nord, France, the son of Francoise (Béghin) and Pierre Malle.[2] He initially studied political science at the Sciences-Po before turning to film studies at IDHEC instead. Other films also tackled taboo subjects: The Fire Within (Le Feu follet, 1963) centres on a man about to commit suicide, Murmur of the Heart (1971) deals with an incestuous relationship between mother and son and Lacombe Lucien (1974), co-written with Patrick Modiano, is about collaboration with the Nazis in Vichy France in World War II. Documentary on India[edit] Move to America[edit] Personal life[edit] Awards and nominations[edit]

Pier Paolo Pasolini Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italian: [ˈpjɛr ˈpaolo pazoˈlini]; 5 March 1922 – 2 November 1975) was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, linguist, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and magazine columnist, actor, painter and political figure. He demonstrated a unique and extraordinary cultural versatility, becoming a highly controversial figure in the process. While his work remains controversial to this day, in the years since his death Pasolini has come to be valued by many as a visionary thinker and a major figure in Italian literature and art. American literary critic Harold Bloom considers Pasolini to be a major European poet and important in 20th-century poetry, including his works in his collection of the Western canon. Biography[edit] Early life[edit] Pasolini was born in Bologna, traditionally one of the most leftist politically of Italian cities. Early poetry[edit] Success and charges[edit]

Roger Vadim Roger Vadim (26 January 1928 – 11 February 2000) was a French screenwriter, film director/and producer, as well as an author and occasional actor.[1] Biography[edit] Vadim was born as Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov[2] in Paris. His father, Igor Nikolaevich Plemiannikov (Russian: И́горь Никола́евич Племя́нников), a White Russian military officer and pianist, had emigrated from Ukraine and became a naturalized French citizen, and was a vice consul of France to Egypt, stationed in Alexandria. Vadim studied journalism and writing at the University of Paris, without graduating.[4] At age 19, he became assistant to film director Marc Allégret, whom he met while working at the Theatre Sarah Bernhardt, and for whom he worked on several screenplays. In addition to Vadim's theatre and film work, he also wrote several books, including an autobiography, D'une étoile à l'autre (From One Star to the Next). Personal life[edit] Vadim was married five times: Death[edit] Filmography[edit] Writer/director[edit]

Modern Times (film) Modern Times is a 1936 comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin in which his iconic Little Tramp character struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world. The film is a comment on the desperate employment and fiscal conditions many people faced during the Great Depression, conditions created, in Chaplin's view, by the efficiencies of modern industrialization. The movie stars Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Stanley Sandford and Chester Conklin. Modern Times was deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress in 1989, and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. Fourteen years later, it was screened "out of competition" at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[2] The Tramp working on the giant machine in the film's most famous scene Charlie Chaplin Modern Times portrays Chaplin as a factory worker employed on an assembly line. Outside the jail, he applies for a new job but leaves after causing an accident.

Alain Resnais In later films, Resnais moved away from the overtly political topics of some previous works and developed his interests in an interaction between cinema and other cultural forms, including theatre, music, and comic books. This led to imaginative adaptations of plays by Alan Ayckbourn, Henri Bernstein and Jean Anouilh, as well as films featuring various kinds of popular song. His films frequently explore the relationship between consciousness, memory, and the imagination, and he was noted for devising innovative formal structures for his narratives.[5][6] Throughout his career, he won many awards from international film festivals and academies. Early life[edit] Visits to the theatre in Paris gave Resnais the desire to be an actor, and in 1939 he moved to Paris to become an assistant in Georges Pitoëff's company at the Théâtre des Mathurins. Career[edit] 1946–58: short films[edit] 1959–68[edit] Resnais's first feature film was Hiroshima mon amour (1959). 1969–80[edit] 1981–2014[edit]

The Great Dictator Movie Review (1940 In 1938, the world's most famous movie star began to prepare a film about the monster of the 20th century. Charlie Chaplin looked a little like Adolf Hitler, in part because Hitler had chosen the same toothbrush moustache as the Little Tramp. Exploiting that resemblance, Chaplin devised a satire in which the dictator and a Jewish barber from the ghetto would be mistaken for each other. The result, released in 1940, was "The Great Dictator," Chaplin's first talking picture and the highest-grossing of his career, although it would cause him great difficulties and indirectly lead to his long exile from the United States. In 1938, Hitler was not yet recognized in all quarters as the embodiment of evil. If Chaplin had not been "premature," however, it is unlikely he would have made the film at all. Chaplin's film, aimed obviously and scornfully at Hitler himself, could only have been funny, he says in his autobiography, if he had not yet known the full extent of the Nazi evil.

Jacques Rivette Jacques Rivette (French: [ʒak ʁivɛt]; born 1 March 1928) is a French film director, screenwriter and film critic. His best-known films include Celine and Julie Go Boating, La Belle Noiseuse and the rare thirteen-hour Out 1. He was a member of the French New Wave, a group that included François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Éric Rohmer and Claude Chabrol, who all began their careers as film critics for André Bazin at Cahiers du Cinéma in the 1950s and gained international recognition as film directors in the 1960s. Rivette had greater success and recognition as a filmmaker in the 1970s. He has worked with several actors on multiple films, such as Bulle Ogier, Anna Karina, Juliet Berto, Geraldine Chaplin, Jane Birkin, Nicole Garcia, Sandrine Bonnaire, Emmanuelle Béart, Laurence Côte, Nathalie Richard, Marianne Denicourt, Jeanne Balibar, Michel Piccoli, André Marcon, Sergio Castellitto and Jerzy Radziwilowicz. 1928-1949: Early life[edit] 1950-1956: Film criticism and short films[edit]